ANNUAL MEMORIAL DAY REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY, MAY 19, 2013
TENTATIVE SCHEDULE ~ SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Lowell High School - Band Concert 12:30 PM
Parade to begin at 12:30 PM at the Belvidere Gate on Knapp Avenue and will
proceed to the G.A.R lot
led by the Westford Firefighters Pipes & Drums
Congresswoman Niki Tsongas
State Senator Eileen Donoghue
Also included in the parade this year will be
City and State Dignitaries
Local Veteran Organizations
The City of Lowell Police Dept.
The City of Lowell Fire Dept.
The Middlesex County Sheriff Dept.
U Mass Lowell Army and Air Force R.O.T.C
Lowell High School Jr. Air Force R.O.T.C
West Methodist Pack 70 Cub Scouts & Siblings from Chelmsford
Troop 3 Boy Scouts – Lowell
The Lawrence Civil War Memorial Guard
(6th Mass. Volunteer Militia of 1861, Company I)
The 1st New Hampshire Cavalry with horse-drawn Mountain Howitzer
The Merrimack Valley Antique Military Vehicle Collectors
Introductions by Past Commander Robert Page, Lowell Veterans Council
Flag Raising Ceremony
Military Fly Over by Blackhawk Helicopter
Wreath laying and a 21 gun salute
A helicopter is scheduled to land and remain on display for your review
Band concert to continue
If you have any questions, please call (978) 454-5191
UPCOMING TOURS FOR 2013
Join us for an interesting walk through our beautiful garden style cemetery, focusing on both art and history. Explore early mourning customs, learn the significance of Victorian monument symbols and listen to engaging anecdotes about the people buried here.
The tours are conducted by local historian and Register of Deeds, Richard Howe, Jr..
Friday, May 17th at 1:00 PM
Saturday, May 18th at 10:00 AM
Friday, May 31st at 1:00 PM
Saturday, June 1st at 10:00 AM
The spring tours will begin at the Lawrence Street Entrance to the Cemetery.
The fall tours will begin on Knapp Avenue.
All tours are free to the public and reservations are not necessary. Remember to wear comfortable walking shoes and bring an umbrella if questionable weather conditions exist. There is plenty of free parking inside the cemetery.
Did you know that although Lowell Cemetery was established in 1841, there is new burial space available?
For more information please call 978-454-5191.
Visit the Farmer & Dee website to read more about William and his life.
Visit the About Us page to read more about Catherine.
SEPTEMBER 17, 2011
The Board of Trustees has recently revised the "Rules and Regulations" for the Lowell Cemetery. Please click on "Rules and Regulations" link above to review the recent changes or drop by our office for a hard copy.
NEW GATE HOURS
This is a reminder that the SUMMER gate hours will be in effect from
April 15th. - Oct. 15th.
The gates will be open from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM. Please keep this in mind when visiting and try to exit 15 minutes before closing.